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Kiwanis Club of Portland 
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Portland is a premier city in part because of its caring citizens and civic-minded companies. Kiwanis Club of Portland (KCOP) strives to be Portland's premier service club with a focus on the city's children. Since 1918, KCOP has served the city and its youth.  

From time to time we get involved in global projects also. Click on the logo to learn more about our project to eliminate Maternal/ Neonatal Tetanus from the face of the earth. 

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10/1/2014 Meeting

Russell Krakow, from the OSU Crop and Soil Service Department at Oregon State, will come to our Club for a presentation on Industrial Hemp. This is an opportunity to find out more about the Oregon State Crop and Soil Service Department. Please join us for this specail guest's presentation!

10/8/2014 Meeting

Fred Leeson, author of My-Te-Fine Merchant: Fred Meyer's Retail Revolution, offers insight into the story about Mr. Fred Meyers, the founder of the NW chain, and a bit about his life. This program will share some insight into the person that has had such a significant impact on retail stores in the Northwest. 

10/15/2014 Meeting

Bruce Magun will be coming with a ..."Underwater Creatures...Travelogue .... Photos and Videos of Scuba Diving in Indonesia".....He spoke at the Ross Island Early Risers and was highly recommended. In fact, they will have an inter-club to provide the equipment needed for the presentation. You won't wnat to miss this one! 

10/22/2014 Meeting

Adam Davis is the executive director of Oregon Humanities (www.oregonhumanities.org) and the editor of multiple books, including The Civically Engaged Reader and Taking Action. Oregon Humanities connects Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities. He will speak on the topic that many things are possible when we begin to talk to one another. He offers several ideas about how to have that happen.

10/29/2014 Meeting

Nancy Rogene, with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, California, will share her findings on the dynamics of race in America. This will be a dynamic presentation where she will leave some time for questions and discussion.

11/5/2014 Meeting

Scott Calhoun of Hillsboro is a retired commercial insurance broker who has served as both a docent and public speaker at the Oregon Historical Society for the past 7 years.  He will share some information on Oregon History.

He graduated from The Colorado College and has an advanced degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is also a U.S. Army veteran and a former member of Kiwanis.


11/12/2014 Meeting

Our own Rodney Page will share his speech on the Star Spangled Banner. Please come and hear this fascinating presentation that he has been sharing at other clubs - now we get to hear it!

11/19/2014 Meeting

Amy will give a most informative and enjoyable program about what’s going on at the Portland Art Museum.  Amy will share her perception of what the museum is and how people interact with it. Be sure to make this one!

11/26/2014 Meeting
12/3/2014 Meeting
12/10/2014 Meeting
12/17/2014 Meeting